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Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
for over 20 years. >> a good attorney and, perhaps as important, very good at the business of law. larry's longtime friend fred atchison. >> he could open 50 files a month in personal injury litigation, which made him a rich man. >> but nobody's perfect, of course. and for all of larry's unquestioned talents, the man carried around with him a raft of corresponding demons. >> i know he had a difficult childhood and that a lot of your personality is shaped when you're a child. >> and, as an adult, larry struggled with alcohol and women. he married and divorced several times. >> it was like a void he was trying to fill, and he never could fill it. >> in fact, from time to time larry had gone on benders and just vanished weeks at a time. and everybody would worry and wonder, and sure enough he'd show up again. >> i had a t-shirt made up once, yellow with black letters, saying "where is larry mcnabney". >> but then finally larry, well into his 40s, seemed to get his act together for real. he set up a new office in las vegas, everything clicked, possibly for an attractive of reason, as tavia d
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the shuttle's final drive home. >>> a new law created to boost voter participation in the state, appears to be working. the law allows californians to register to volt te online. the site attracted 400,000 users in the first three weeks. that may not be good news for republicans. early sampling of more than 50,000 online registrations found that nearly a third of those people were younger than 26. more likely to register as democrats than republicans. it also found that a third of those who registered so far were not affiliated with either m may -- major party. million muppet march planned in washington to protest, republican presidential campaign, debate remarks about pbs. >> stop the subsidy to pbs. i'll stop other things. i like pbs, big bird and you too. >> the organizers want to show support for public broadcasting. republicans have their funding on the chopping block. republican romney's statements, sparked support for big bird, better, ernie and the sesame street gang. the men are hoping the rally will take place on the national mall on november 3rd. the saturday before the electi
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
law enforcement solve cases. it involves examining teeth and it could some day play a crucial role in solving murder mysteries. scientists at lawrence livermore laboratory are diving into new territory, teaming up with law enforcement to solve cold cases. >> for the most part the technique is not well known because it's not part of the usual tool box of techniques law enforcement uses. >> reporter: but that may soon change thanks to the work of senior scientist bruce buchholz. his research revealed above ground testing of nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s has left radioactive carbon sealed into enamel of people's teeth. by testing dental remains using a device called an accelerator he can pinpoint a birth date within one to two years helping police identify victims of crime. the technique just helped police in canada crack a case and was used to help identify victims of the 2004 tsunami. >> there were a lot of people out on the beach when it hit and they drowned and they had no i.d. with them because they were at the beach. >> reporter: buchholz says the technology could help
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Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. tonight in the eyes of the law, jerry sandusky is a sexually violent predator. he's in a state prison reception center where he's being evaluated, so officials can figure out exactly where he'll be imprisoned. brian? >> john yang after spending the day at the courthouse in pennsylvania for us, john, thanks. >>> overseas now, look at what happened when german chancellor angela merkel visited greece today. her first visit since that nation's meltdown began. police clashed with thousands of protesters. angry at germany for imposing tough austerity measures on greece in return for a bailout. merkel was there to support greece's embattled prime minister, who said his country is flatout exhausted. germany happens to be the most powerful economic engine in all of europe, and has a lot of sway in economic matters. >>> it's been four weeks since the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed our ambassador and three other americans. and in this political season, the attack is increasingly becoming a political issue. a congressional committee will hold big hearings tomorrow. a preview to
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
to reinstate a new law that cuts off the final three days of early voting. an appeals court blocks the law pushed through by state republicans. >>> and as romney continues to campaign in ohio, president obama is back in the white house this morning. nbc's tracie potts joins us now with all the latest from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're hearing a lot of he said, he said on the campaign trail. when it comes to mitt romney's tax plan, president obama insists it's going to grow the budget. romney says it's not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the deficit. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option, and that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the obama campaign's latest ad mocking his plan to cut funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. he's f
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
't follow the rules. we hold the public accountable to the laws and then, therefore, the police department has to hold our own officers accountable. >> the broken rules include acting inappropriately, using excessive force, refusing to provide a name and making false arrests. this report outraged the president of oakland police officer's association. >> these officers never chose to geout and have to choose to deal with "occupy." >> this went through their peers and went through a chief who is not an outsider, somebody who came up the ranks of this department and he knows these men. these men and women. >> that was janelle wang reporting. >>> two bay area law students are behind bars in las vegas this morning accused of killing an exotic bird. police arrested eric cuellar and justin teixiera. they were caught on video abusing a fowl at the wildlife habitat. the animal was decapitated. both men are facing charges of torturing and killing an animal. >>> pg and are preparing to pay up. pick up the lion's share of the $2 billion tab for overhauling its gas pipeline. after the deadly san bruno
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
drones are being considered by law enforcement as a cost-cutting way to use technology to fight crime and save lives. stephanie is live with the details. there are fears that the use of these drones could be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: that's right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valuable to any officer, as you're setting up your peri
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. they filed a forfeiture action which operates under a city permit. the law firm representing the city says the federal government aktsed beyond its authority. barbara parker says they comply with state and local laws and pays its fair share of taxes. she said the suit was filed to protect the rights of legitimate medical marijuana cases. they and that the seizure be stopped and declared illegal. >>> it may be the fourth largest city in the bay area, but it's number one when it comes to the volume of high-tech startups per capita. we're talking about fremont, an east bay city with 217,000 people says it's booming with jobs on the way. stephanie trong is live in fremont. the city actually says there could be work opportunities not just for a few hundred but tens of thousands of people? >> reporter: that number is right. believe it or not after suffering two major blows in this warm springs area with s solyndra south of where we are and newme, we here about job possibilities. city leaders say it's not the proximity to 680 and 880 infrastructure and the fall silts atracking people as well as t
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
-wrenching not only because of what you see but because his brother-in-law and brother-in-law's wife were burned. the man had burns to his head. both of them have been taken to the hospital. in spite of that, though, in spite of the burns, they were walking and talking when they left and are expected to survive. >> i just got a call around 4:00 this morning. brother-in-law was pretty freaked out. said his house was on fire and he had been burned. you know, obviously sounded pretty freaked out. and at that point it was just a matter of getting over here and seeing if we could help out. >> reporter: a neighbor says they heard some popping sounds around quarter to 4:00 this morning. when they came out to see what happens going on, a short time after they saw the smoke and the fire. according to the brother-in-law, it appears this might have started in the kitchen. that's his take from talking to his relative, so the fire department, they have an arson investigator inside trying to figure out if that is in fact the case. a couple of challenges in fighting this fire, there was live ammunition inside
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
just gutted like this, it's nuts. so -- yeah, not fun to see. >> reporter: that's the brother-in-law of the man who lives at this home who had spoken with his relatives. again, they are in the hospital, the injuries are not life threatening although they are in his words freaked out. understandably, given the condition of their home right now. the fire is knocked out. what has been ongoing here this morning for the past hour or so are these flare-ups. there have been some flames that keep popping up in different parts of the house, but judging on the fact that one of the trucks just pulled out during the past minute or so, i'm going to have to assume that they feel like they have got that under control as far as the flare-ups. an investigator was already out here. she went into the home and said the fire is not suspicious, but as far as what caused it, that part is still under investigation. reporting live here in san jose, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> we move to a developing story in san jose where a homicide investigation is under way at this hour. this all happened at roger
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> it never looks good, when the police don't follow the rules. we hold the public accountable to the laws, and therefore, the police department has to hold our own officers accountable to the r5ules here. >> the broken rules include acting inappropriately, using force, refusing to supply names. >> these officers never chose to go out and had to deal with occupy. it was indecision and lack of leadership that put us in that position, multiple times. >> you know, this went through their peers, went through a chief that is not an outsider, somebody who came up through the ranks of the police department and knows these men and women. >>> happening now just south of gilmore, a mother is missing, and a stand off with a man who may know something about her disappearance, police say the man is holed up in a home, and officers are surrounding it, guns drawn. now officers showed up earlier this evening to interview somebody who lived there about carroll, who was last seen in hollister when she dropped her five-year-old son off at school. now as the standoff continues, nearby homes have been evacuate
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Oct 7, 2012 5:30am PDT
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
to the iranians in violation of u.s. law. reuters says sysco has ended its businessness relationship with zte. the chairman of the house committee on intelligence suggests no one, not verizon, comcast, at&t should buy equipment from wawei or zte. critics of the report say if congress is really being genuine that chinese products could be doctored in a way to stop spying, why stop at those two? after all, parts of just about any device including sysco's or apple's or hp's or any other company tend to be made in china. back to you. >> thank you, scott. >>> let's check back in with christina loren to find out what's happening outside. fill us in on the forecast. what's happening? >> a little something for everyone this week, guys. good morning to you, jon and marla. good morning to you at home. let's take you outside and show you what we're looking at. high atop san bruno mountain. we have clouds out there. a little area of low pressure is stirring up trouble. as we head throughout the day, we'll see light isolated showers. better chance of that scenario as we head through tomorrow. you can see
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Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
between us was the color of our skin. >> reporter: she says the state law that guarantees the top 10% of graduates makes the university racially diverse enough. 29% hispanic, 6% black. but the university says that considering race is one factor in making sure they admit enough with diversity. >> what is important is that they have the ability to see that not all are the same, regardless of their ethnic economic background. >> reporter: the supreme court ruled nine years ago that they can consider race to get a critical mass of students. a decision written by sandra day o'connor. today, they seemed to find it too vague? what is the local end? when will i know that you have reached a critical mass? one justice, does it vary from group to group or state to state? the lawyer from the university of texas says the school looks at all of the student's accomplishments. we want minorities from different backgrounds, he said. but that prompted justice kennedy, likely the critical vote, so what you're saying is that race counts above all. opponents of the affirmative action hope they strike it
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Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for laws or anything, and if they want to cause us harm they're going to do it. >> reporter: this video shot by a hidden camera on his land shows a group of smugglers carrying bales of marijuana, which lad says he sees regularly, also they cut holes like this in the fence, and they drive trucks through it, headed with drugs, he believes, headed for the ranchland. >> the problem is, our government at the highest level doesn't want to admit what the reality is, is that we have been invaded. >> reporter: in surrounding cochise county, arizona, they fear the drug smugglers, especially after the deaths of two agents. >> we have chunks of this country that we've given control to, to armed thugs. >> reporter: this retired official says that washington has ordered fuel supervisors to downplay the threats in rural counties. >> they don't want this story to be told because it is not convenient for a political election for this story to be told. >> reporter: this general, a former u.s. drug czar, and analyst, agrees. >> the border is increasingly lawless in rural areas, and the customs and border
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
. their injuries are not life threatening. >> just got a call around 4:00 this morning. my brother-in-law was freaked out. said his house was on fire and he had been burned. you know, obviously he founded freaked out. >> the san jose fire department faced two serious hurdles when fighting the fire. the power lines that prevented the aerial hose from getting the angle on the fire and the ammunition in the home forced them to take a defensive posture. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the fire. the family believed it started in the kitchen. >>> there is another trash bin fire to tell you about in san jose. the west part of san jose. this is number ten in the past three weeks. fire officials say the bin was set on fire last night close to delna manor lane. that fire, we can report, is out. nobody was hurt and there was very little damage. this fire was a fire in the very same area that happened on wednesday night. there was another one there. firefighters say this is arson and right now they are looking for anybody with any kind of information. >>> police are investiga
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, that it crossed the boundaries of islamic law, officials say they are closing in on the attackers in an overnight raid. three men were arrested, they said they were involved in the attack. but tonight, her condition can be described as satisfactory by a spokesperson. meanwhile, the world is just waiting for her to wake up. >>> amna nawaz, who continues to cover the story for us. >>> the folks who give out peace prizes awarded it to the european union for peace, democratic and human rights. and while most of official europe celebrated, most of europe was shocked. europe is in the middle of a crisis, which has hurt greece, italy and spain. portugal, just this week, they mocked the chancellor on her visit to athens, regarding germany's role and the crippling austerity measures. one person joked that the place up for the prize was antarctica, a country who has always been at peace. >>> still ahead, a nasty chapter in america, turning into history. what ben affleck saw that turned it into history on the big screen. >>> and later, the mom who revealed something many other moms realized was true for the
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
to be above the law, whether it's drunk driving, leaving the scene of an accident or violating conditions of bail by trying to smash the gps device. >> reporter: goodman will be back in court in november when the judge will decide if his current stay in jail will be an extended one. for "today," tanh truong, nbc news. >> i'm not sure i have my winter skin yet, but it's probably too late. let's get another check of the weather to find out what this is all about. >> maria has another check of the weather. in a coat. >> and i have hand warmers in the pockets. we're actually seeing some records fall already. no surprise, you do have the frost and freeze warnings and advisories posted all across the northeast this morning. newark set a new record low. you're feeling the chill this morning and it's going to continue to be that way. the good news is we're bottoming out this morning. this will be the coldest of the next few. 38 in new york city. bingh as we look ahead, we are going to see a warm-up a bit. it's that central system that's bringing us severe weather through central plains on up into
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
, is accusing vte of reselling equipment to the iranians in violation of u.s. law. cisco has ended its business relationship with zte. while the house committee on intelligence does not have the power to ban chinese communications equipment, it's warning that no one, verizon, comcast, at&t should be buying equipment from waway. >>> also in china, foxconn factories say they have the labor unrest under control. chinese workers were told take more care making your iphone. some americans report their iphones are scratched, brand new out of the box. >>> let's check the markets ahead of the bell. we'll turn to courtney reagan this morning. she's at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, courtney. >> reporter: hi, good morning to you, scott. futures are a bit lower as the markets come off a positive week with the dow and s&p 500 rising more than 1%. the dow is about 550 points away from its all-time high. there's no economic data today but we'll get reports later this week on the trade deficit, import prices and consumer sentiment. earnings season kicks off tomorrow with alcoa's results after the bell
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
to the fbi. the companies deny breaking any american law. >>> mcafee will layoff workers, this according to reuters. we're not sure how many. mcafee purchased by intel last year. intel pointing out that company hasn't added a job in california in ten years. the computer industry is suffering badly because of the popularity of tablets and smartphones. >>> a new ad asks why san francisco is home to so many tech companies but isn't very tech friendly to its citizens. for instance, why no citywide wi-fi. the city organization sfciti run by ron conway proposes a series of technology-based solutions to those problems, like parking. >> parking in san francisco is not easy. you should be able to use a mobile app, pay for parking and use a text message when you're running out of time. you go back into the app and buy more time. >> reporter: the day end of this ad acts city voters to vote yes on prop e changing payroll tax to a system more favorable to tech companies. this is the same organization that supported then interim mayor ed lee who you'll recall promised never to run for mayor and then h
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Oct 9, 2012 12:35am PDT
, they were pretty tough on the liquor laws. here, any korean grocer of any kind would sell an 11-year-old a case of beer. [ laughter ] and so the whole point of coming up here wasn't so much the audition as it was the three-day blackout. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you went on a bender over here in new york. >> couldn't remember "the mickey mouse club" audition result. >> jimmy: well, yeah. it ended up working out for you guys. but i've got to say, "argo," this thing is fantastic. congratulations on this, man. this is a good movie. [ cheers and applause ] another one -- "the town." you're hitting homers, buddy. >> thank you very much. this friday. >> jimmy: it's got a great cast. i've got to say, the cast is great. john goodman, alan arkin, bryan cranston from "breaking bad," killer in this movie. >> yeah, i had amazing people. >> jimmy: is it rory -- is it cochran? >> rory cochran. >> jimmy: i loved him, from "dazed and confused." >> yeah, he's in "dazed and confused." yeah he's amazing. >> jimmy: but it's a great cast. and you, where'd -- you actually shot in the middle east? >> we shot
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Oct 6, 2012 12:35am PDT
. this guy. liquid gold. eat like that guy you know. liquid gold. there are laws so, explain this.? how can something get bigger.. and smaller? there's more of it.. and less of it? well, i guess the laws of physics are more like.. general guidelines. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we are back with the beautiful katie couric, everyone. now, since she beat me when i was a guest on her show -- >> that's right. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] we're going to have a rematch of katie's favorite party game called "salad bowl." we have partners from the audience. what're your names and where you from? >> my name's rachel. i'm from antigo, wisconsin. ♪ >> i'm blake. i'm from oklahoma city. ♪ >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. okc. here we go. salad bowl is, like, celebrity. okay? so, you give your partner clues to get them to guess the names or words that are in the bowl on these little -- little green pieces. i'm gonna -- it's kind of like lettuce, like salad. >> yeah. >> okay. >> jimmy: all right. so now, for example, if the clue was "katie couric," you could say anything like, "she's
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Oct 7, 2012 3:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: more than half of the states in america, including new hampshire, have concussion laws to protect student athletes. at eastern tech in maryland, players take brain function tests to determine if and when they can play after an injury. >> it will tell me how severe my injury is, it will tell me how long i have to get back. >> reporter: banning football altogether may be extreme, but butler's proposal has triggered a passionate debate, forcing the country to take a different look at one of its most cherished pastimes. >>> up next on nightly news, the wild brawl that ended with several arrests. it's no happily ever after. why let constipation slow you down? try miralax. mirlax works differently than other laxatives. it draws water into your colon to unblock your system naturally. don't wait to feel great. miralax. >>> tonight the countdown is on. just a couple of hours before the expected launch of the first privately contracted supply mission to the international space station. california-based spacex will attempt to send its drag-in capsule carrying about a thousand pounds of food,
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
the first day i'm president. of course presidents don't have the power to change the law by themselves, excuse me. but now he said and a few days earlier, i'll keep pre-existing conditions, i'll keep the kids. >> they took it back right after. >> they had taken it back. chris: he was on a sunday program and done it twice where he said we'll cover the pre-existing condition and wasn't true. >> it's telling about the new romney in this debate was that he was clearly trying to overcome the 47% problem which sam talked about by talking about empathy, i care, people are suffering and giving examples of people, the teacher in las vegas. he made it personal and did what democratic candidates normally do. chris: the right who asked him to make all these commitments throughout the campaign to ensure he's a conservative, they know the commitments and are they interested in him doing well instead of keeping the commitments. >> you'll have a contingent on the far right that are purists and don't want to hear any strain from that ideology and even if it means he loses, they're willing to go down wi
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
saying. they don't receive compensation in the adds. we asked him about the intent of the law. >> if you are a dack toctor, cer someone with credibility but aren't getting paid for your opinion. >> this is a copy of the consumer watch dog's formal complai complaint, instead, consumer watch dog is arguing that the actors are agents of a group that according to these official documents has taken in $5,000 to run the campaign. regardless of whether or not this has determined to be the came pain campaign for noor not, it is an ethical boundary. >> we still think it is disingenuous that people are posing as drivers and work for the campaign. if real consumers supported this, they would have real consumers and drivers. >> supporters say it would let real drivers shop around and drivers would have a lapse in coverage for more than 90 days. >> a lot of flights delayed. technical glynnch for major airline today. scott budman, what is wrong with my ipad? >> nothing. we have seen the way they have been rolled out. the "wall street journal" has said that apple is not talking but many expect a smalle
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 15-minute statement. he choked with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain. and he declared himself a victim, repeating claims of innocence he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a masterpiece of denial, self-delusion. completely untethered from reality and without any acceptance of responsibility. >> reporter: sandusky's defense team says it's going to appeal the conviction. >> we believe had we had the time, we would have had an opportunity to prove jerry's innocence. >> reporter: judge john cleland called the case a story of betrayal, and told sandusky you abused the trust of those who trusted you. the former coach was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse on ten young boys he met through the second mile, his charity for underprivi
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Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
funneling $100,000. >> the police officers association filed a complaint since the mayor violated state law. the money was left over from funds that were raised to support pension reform measure approved by voters in june. he calls the complaint a political stunt and says the contribution was perfectly legal. measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. yes on thirty-eight. >>> not many athletes are more superstitious than baseball players. so consider this. a handful won the same street clothes after the games three and four with the reds. they have to make baseball history. no team has ever come back from an 0-2 deficit by winning the last three games on the road. that's exactly what buster posey and the giants did today beating the reds. matt cain gets a win, sergeo romo gets the final out, and the save. and the g men advance to the nlcs. >> it was a fight, they didn't make it easy on us. our staff came up with some big pitches when they needed to. it's a great feeling. this is a top on
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> the daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway wasn't enough for her to return to the seen so i didn't think the court or the people you would be comfortable if we release her she would come back to court. >> for the 10-year-old she is staying with her grandmother for the time being. agents are auditing the meat supermarket chain after complaints about suspected illegal immigrants working at the stores. the company has joined a federal everify system which checks immigration status of new hires. it made the announcement. the company is trying to send a message to the public. >> basically we've been out there just to educate them because the union and other groups are throughout spreading false information. it's really important that they know they have nothing to fear. >> there are stores in the central value. >> still ahead, an undocumented grim i grant receive as chance at a new life. his chance to get a transplant is over. also. >> i'm scott budman. apple watchers and customers look back and look ahead. >> plus, two of the hottest teams in baseball, the aids, we'll have
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Oct 13, 2012 2:05am PDT
to meet all these terrific women, huh? >> it really is fantastic. that's what my sister-in-law found, the more you talk about it, there used to be a stigma of losing your hair, wearing a scarf and made them feel less than. but the more you talk about it, people see it as a badge of honor. and they pull for you, know you're fighting the fight. the more people talk about it, the more likely they are to get treatment and educated. >> the more you feel you're not alone. >> did your mom pass from breast cancer ten years ago? >> perfect example of somebody who didn't know. it was fear for her. she was really intelligent. had her master's from vanderbilt. she wasn't somebody who didn't know things, but cancer terrified her. she found a lump. her mom had a bad chemo experience 20 years before, so she decided if it's cancer i'm not going to do anything about it and not going to tell anybody. we found out, it was too late. that was a matter of people not knowing enough about it. >> early detection. >> it is, it is. james, thanks. >> ladies, thank you. >> that t-shirt is hot. >> excellent on yo
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Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
demanded answers from their son-in-law. answers that weren't forthcoming. >> the first moment i heard it, i kept saying over the phone to him, but you had the buddy system. you were there. you had the buddy system. you were there. and he just kept saying i wasn't there. >> so they're saying you're the expert. you're the buddy. you're the caretaker of our daughter. >> they were wondering -- >> why'd you leave her. >> yeah. why did i let this happen. >> his first face to face meeting with them ended in a shoulding match. and for the next three years, there's suspicion of foul play. so much so that in 2002 her parents filed a wrongful death suit claiming swain was involved in shelley tyre's death. >> nothing that happens in the court takes care of our pain and our loss. >> i'm very, very emotional, yes. >> the tyres hired experts to investigate shelley's drowning. after traveling to tortola, they formulated this scenario which they reenacted on videotape. that david swain attacked her under water, approaching her from behind, shutting off her air supply and holding her down until the drowned.
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
accusing zte of reselling cisco equipment to the i rain janua iranians in violation of u.s. law. while the house committee on intelligence does not have the power to ban chinese communications equipment, the warning that no one, not the government, not the military, verizon, comcast, at&t should be buying equipment from waway and zte should be a big business opportunity for cisco. >>> not your average target store. san francisco is waiting for its first target to open at the metreon on sunday. when it does shoppers will notice it's a little different than the others. the so-called city target will open one hour earlier than other stores at 7:00 a.m. it features smaller than average shopping carts and a special eating area overlooking yerba buena gardens. another city target opens this week in los angeles. by the way, plans for a second target in san francisco, already in the works. >> of course target has a little of everything, including starbucks. speaking of starbucks, the company is letting san francisco become the official taste tester of a brand new food line. the coffee chain as
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Oct 10, 2012 3:00am PDT
healthy in your brand name, and we are the only brand that can use the word healthy in our name, all law healthy choice. we've been able to get those numbers from a nutrition standpoint to a place that offers a very strong nutritional package, and still maintain the taste, thanks to a very strong r and d. team, both what they do from a flavor replacement standpoint as well as the packaging technologies that we've employed. so that enables us to deliver great taste and great nutrition at the same time. those are both great innovations, those two new products you mentioned. >> while the brand has been around for sometime, has it been gaining steam as people get more aware of what they put in their bodies, often determines how obese they might be, what their heart condition might be like on what cholesterol is like? are these resonant themes among the people who are buying stuff? >> it's been a tough economic environment for all of us. so we have been doing pretty well from a marketshare standpoint and it's really based on the innovations that we've delivered. we've brought some things to t
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
violation. >> they were inside the studio and she was naked. but that is not a crime under maine law nor is it prostitution. it may not be good judgment, but it's not -- it's not actionable by the state. >> reporter: prosecutors believe wright and strong made $150,000 since 2010 in the scheme. now the town is bracing for the fallout. big town drama, small town trauma. >> reporter: and wright's lawyer says she has a young son who is still in her custody. she's charged with theft for allegedly lying on her tax returns and claiming she needed public assistance. as for those names, well, they could come out later this week. savannah? >> all right, thank you. >>> coming up, "today" investigates, are the companies that inspect our nation's food plants doing enough to keep you safe? >>> and justin bieber, the latest celebrity victim of a disturbing prank. a s.w.a.t. team showing up at his door. >>> but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> just ahead, the kwvs host who collapsed on live television. we'll talk to her about what happened and what her co-host didn't do. >>> and a possible world recor
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Oct 13, 2012 3:00am PDT
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
hitting the lottery, you know. it will change your life. >> reporter: by law this junk man owns everything he puts on his truck, but after cleaning out the velosa's house he made a find he couldn't help imagine holding on to. >> there were 22,300 worth of savings bonds. >> reporter: issued in 1972 with inflation, the savings bond are now worth over $114,000. >> we news our faith in humanity that honest people are out there. it was very nice of him to bring them back. >> 400. >> 5. >> yeah, sold. >> reporter: there's a growing number of reality shows reeling in audiences with the breathtaking prospect of big dollars hidden in ordinary junk. looking to cash in on his own potential for reality stardom he recently had a camera crew finding him around in hopes of landing a show, but this is his best material yet. >> this is the craziest. we found confederate money, gold coin, some watches, and this was -- this tops it all. >> reporter: with a flair for showmanship he made the delivery with local tv his production crew and newspapers in tow, a bit of grandstanding maybe, but certainly a story wo
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
backpack what could become an important piece of forensic evidence. more than a hundred members of law enforcement are searching for jessica ridgeway. on sunday, jessica's backpack was found about six miles from the missing 10-year-old's house. it's now being examined by the colorado bureau of investigation. >> they are analyzing that, along with some dna samples that we took from the family. >> reporter: police say the fifth grader was last seen while walking to school friday morning. >> we do have some witness information that really makes us believe at 8:30 she was on her way to school and she did not make it. >> reporter: jessica's school ask about a third of a mile from her home. police say her mother, who works overnight was home sleeping when the school left a message to say that jessica had not arrived on campus. jessica's mother reported her missing when she woke up, eight hours after the little girl was last seen on her way to school. >> it's just a real horrible situation. i can't believe something like this would happen so close to home. >> reporter: now a shocked and frigh
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Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
, but as a school democratic, we're going to continue to follow the law. >> reporter: the judge is expected to revisit the case in several weeks, but for now, the bible banners are here to stay. signs of faith under the friday night lights. >>> still ahead as we continue here on a saturday morning, are pop stars chris brown and rihanna back together? why some people aren't happy about the message a reunion would send. we'll get into that. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> still to come on "today," some supermarket advice. we'll have some tips before you head to the grocery store. >>> plus, i help
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
not support the final medicare drug benefit that president bush signed into law. and the vice president was not correct when he suggested tonight that he did not support the two wars because the country could not afford them. biden did vote for both wars. there was also a sharp disagreement tonight over medicare. biden charged that ryan's original plan would raise out of pocket costs for most seniors. >> look, folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this, a man who introduced a bill that would raise it $6400 a year, knowing it and passing it and romney saying he'd sign it, or me and the president? >> ryan objected. >> that statistic was completely misleading, but more importantly -- >> those are the facts. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> in fact on this, biden is right. the congressional budget office said that ryan's first budget plan would force most future seniors to pay increased costs out of pocket. that amount or more. whether a revised plan would cost more is still uncertain. so a lot of
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
sister-in-law who lives across the countryf'ms had botox. no wrinkles. she looks great, and i'd like to ask her about it because i'd like tos7 my husband thinks i should keep my mouth shut. you? >> i don't think you should ask have you had botox, but could you say, you look so great, what's your skin regimen, i want to cope you and see if she offers it up. >> if she offers it up. >> does your skin regimen include injections to the forehead? >> cut to the chase on this one. unless you see the needle going into the face. >> öright. >> do not mention injectionables. >> back channel it, ask your sister, husband, do it that way. >> but a compliment is a good way to go. >> thank you. >> a little stroke and then the slap. >> more adventurous and passive aggressive. >> i think i passed my maiden. >> you fail. >> no. >> more questions for you. >> should probably get -- >> we're seeing you for the first time, and we like it. >> philip galanos, thanks so much, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> we'll be back with more of "today" after these messages. we were enjoying our empty nest. and now it's
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